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5 Reasons Why Older Adults Need Life Insurance

Just to understand how our folks deal with important things such as the lack of a health insurance policy is that they will find destructive but engaging activities that will help them relieve stress. So a good number of them will indulge in the excessive consumption of alcohol, some would overfeed, while a good number will begin abusing drugs. The …

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Why the death of people who we even don’t know can hurt us so much?

We can feel the pain of grief when tragedy hits celebrities. It’s so strange about how our brains process the way we feel about famous people. When we see famous people, we admire them on television, at a sporting event, or a concert. Our brains can register it as a real friendship. That’s why, when tragedy strikes, we can experience …

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5 Easy Memory Exercises for Seniors

Is the memory of you or someone that you love waning? This can be very scary and you might notice that your loved one is slipping away. There are things you can do to help the seniors in your life keep their memory. Using memory exercises for seniors can allow them to not only keep from losing their memory but …

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The Mysteries of Life and Death

Believe it or not, my life is based on a true story. Come to think of it, so is yours. And so was Quentin Crisp‘s. One of the lines he left with us before his death at age 90 was, “Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.” When we can joke about …

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In Memory of a Loved One: 7 Ways of Honoring a Deceased Relative

What should you do in memory of a loved one who has passed away? This could be a parent or other close relative, a dear friend, a former teacher or mentor, or anyone who was special to you. It might even be someone who influenced you a great deal, even though you never met the person. A favorite author? A …

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How To Deal With Mental Trauma Due To Negligence At Nursing Home?

Nursing home abuse and negligence are considered as one of the common concerns. The fact that the elderly in these rest homes are not treated well is disturbing. Fortunately, the law comes to the rescue of such victims who face physical and mental trauma in care facilities. A nursing home can be held legally responsible if an act of negligence …

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5 Benefits That Technology Can Offer To Seniors And Their Caregivers

Over the course of elderly people’s lifetimes, technology has come a very long way. They have seen everything from man landing on the moon to the rise of society dependent on the Internet to dramatic medical advances and more. Senior Care center have witnessed ways that technology is changing the aging process. Impact the quality of your clients’ lives by …

3 Readers Ask about Death and Dying

Death is a subject we’d rather not think or talk about. But how can we ignore it when it jumps out at us every day from the TV we watch and newspapers we read? So, it’s not surprising that three of our readers have written in about their concerns about death and asked for my comments. Perhaps my replies to …

23 Tips on Aging 

Do you suffer from gerontophobia, which is the fear of old people, old age, and growing old? Judging by the number of books dealing with life after 50, or even 40, it appears that many people have difficulty dealing with aging. Since I’m 77 I have the right to ask, “What’s all the fuss about?” Part of the problem, it seems …